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Cheney, WA 99004
phone: 509.359.2232
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Eastern Reading Council - Department of Education

Welcome to the Eastern Reading Council webpage!

Scholastic Book Sale is coming!
Nov. 7-11! Williamson Hall First Floor Lobby
Give the gift of reading and/or build your own library!
Sponsored by the Eastern Reading Council.

"Promoting literacy in our community by putting books in the hands of children."

Affiliated with WaSLA (Washington State Literacy Association) and ILA (International Literacy Association).  Comprised of students, faculty & alumni interested in promoting literacy in our community.

Upcoming Meetings!   Pick a time and check us out!

Meetings are monthly.    Contact Dr. Shaffer for next meeting date.
7:30 am and 4:00 pm in the Curriculum Center of JFK Library

Dr. Shelly Shaffer and Eastern Reading Council Officers participate in EWU's Neighbor Day on Sept. 23rd.

ERC Officers:  Brena Joynt, President, Kaitlytn Thjeode. Evemt Coordinator and Jordyn Evertz, Treasurer

The Eastern Reading Council currently needs new members!    You do not have to be a Reading major!   You do not even have to be an Education major!    We need people who believe in getting children to read!  We need Freshmen to Seniors and we need both active members and leaders! 


The Eastern Reading Council (ERC):

     Hosts Book Fairs at EWU

     Brings literacy nights and reading programs into elementary schools in our area

     Helps students gain access to literature in the hopes of spreading the joy of reading to more children

Application for ERC Membership          Word        


Shelly Shaffer

Assistant Professor of Literacy

Department of Education

312 Williamson Hall, 313D • 

Cheney, WA 99004-2445

509.359.6192 •


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